A commercial for the Hotpoint Washing Machine, and the Hotpoint Clothes Dryer, aired 1954. Taken from a show with 24 minutes of show and 4 minutes of commercials. Also features brief reference to the synthetic materials of the time. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Commercial, 1950s, 50s, 1950's, 50's, Fifties, TV, Television, Washing Machine, Clothes Dryer
Television actress Harriet Nelson in a 1954 television commercial for the "Hotpoint Automatic Laundry". Her acting in the commercial is not up to her usual convincing standards. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: 1954, Classic TV, Classic TV Commercial, Television, 1950s, 50s, Fifties, Washing Machine, Clothes...
Charlie Chaplin's 54th Film Released Aug. 07 1916 One A.M. was a unique Charlie Chaplin silent film created for Mutual Films in 1916. It was the first film he starred in alone, except for a brief scene of Albert Austin playing a cab driver. Chaplin plays the role of a wealthman coming home late, after too much to drink. He only wants to go to bed, but 'everything' around him prevents him. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0007145/ ( 4 reviews ) Topics: Charlie Chaplin, Silents
Classic tv. Part of the Singer Playhouse series which starred David Niven, Dick Powell, Charles Boyer and Ida Lupino. Classic 1950's t.v. series episode, "family oriented", features Niven as "The Deacon" a playwright who has spent many years researching "the play of the ages". Synopsis: A downhearted Hollywood actor, fed up with his life, returns to his uncle's bar after many years. There he encounters "The Deacon" who, although poor, seems contented with... ( 5 reviews ) Topics: classic, t.v., classic t.v., classic_tv, Singer Playhouse, classic tv, 1950s, David Niven, Answer
Collage of ads from the Anacin collection,including the horrendous quality "Mother PLEASE" one.In my opinion,these are the greatest ads ever made. ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV Commercial, television, late 1950s, early 1960s, Whitehall Laboratories
Batteries Not Included is a film that I put together early this year, after I made the film I did not know what to do with it because it is so much different than the Experimental art films that I am most known for doing. I decided to release this film on the internet and I thought the best place to do this would be right here on the Internet Archives. About the Film: Almost as long as I have been a filmmaker I have also been a film collector. I have for many years wanted to assemble a... ( 21 reviews ) Topics: Toy Commercials, vintage television commercial, Third Eye Cinema, Classic TV, pop culture